Nagra (National Cooperative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste) is the Swiss technical competence centre in the field of deep geological disposal of radioactive waste.

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Nagra’s height measurements begin at the Bözberg


In the coming weeks, Nagra will be investigating how the earth’s surface has changed over time. The work will be carried out in the Bözberg region and is linked with ongoing measurements by swisstopo.

Borehole in Riniken provides an insight into the recent geological past – and into the future


Drilling work starts in Riniken this week. The data obtained from the borehole will help to understand the evolution of the landscape over the last million years.

Public consultation Stage 2


A short interview with Piet Zuidema on the occasion of today‘s start of the consultation phase for Stage 2 of the Sectoral Plan process

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Video on the 7th International Clay Conference

Around 400 scientists from all over the world met at the 7th "International Conference on Clays in Natural and Engineered Barriers for Radioactive Waste Confinement" in Davos (Switzerland) from 24 to 27 September 2017. They exchanged the most up-to-date findings and research results on the use of clays and clay materials in the disposal of radioactive waste.

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